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Stacy is a local girl. She grew up in Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County.

She joined the WNEP news team in July, 2011 first covering central Pennsylvania. Now she is the Lackawanna County beat reporter.

Stacy comes to Newswatch 16 from WWNY-TV in Watertown, NY where she was a "one-man-band," shooting, writing, and editing her own stories. There she covered the Thousand Islands region of New York, and the 10th Mountain Division of the Army based at Fort Drum.

Stacy honed her skills at Syracuse University where she graduated magna cum laude in 2010 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. In college, she was a member of the nation's oldest and largest entirely student-run TV station, CitrusTV.

Before her TV days, Stacy was on the 50-yard line as "Miss Comet" with the Abington Heights Marching Band. She's a sports "phanatic." She likes to cheer on all the Philadelphia sports teams and her beloved Orange.

When she's not working, Stacy is a judge and coach for Odyssey of the Mind teams in NEPA. Stacy lives with her cat, Utley.

If you have a story idea, or just want to say hi, send Stacy an e-mail.

Recent Articles
  • UPDATE: Man Behind Bars for Shooting Niece

    WAYNE COUNTY — State police arrested and charged 51-year old Louis Ogden of South Canaan Township with attempted homicide Friday night. Investigators said Ogden shot his 20-year-old niece, Rebecca Pisall, in the head at his home near Waymart Friday morning. Pisall was airlifted to Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton and listed in critical condition. Ogden had nothing to say as he was led from state police barracks near Honesdale late Friday. He is behind bars at Wayne County Prison […]

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    Hill Section Neighbors Paying For Pools

    SCRANTON — Just in time for the start of summer vacation, pools in the city of Scranton are set to open this Saturday. But neighbors in one part of the city have been preparing for weeks in hopes that every kid can afford to swim this summer. The number of city pools in Scranton has shrunk over the past few years. Nay Aug Park pool is one of four that will open this summer. It’s also the only one where […]

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    COLTS Plans For New Bus Hub in Downtown Scranton

    SCRANTON — The County of Lackawanna Transit System, or COLTS as it’s called, took a major step this week toward building a new transportation hub in downtown Scranton. Officials are now set to break ground later this summer on Lackawanna Avenue. Whether the sun is beating down on the 100-block of Wyoming Avenue in Scranton, or the snow, places of shelter are a hot commodity for folks waiting for a COLTS bus. “Horrible, it’s awful because you’re freezing. In the […]

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    Changing Landscape at the Viewmont Mall

    DICKSON CITY — If you were looking to cool off at the Viewmont Mall in Lackawanna County. You likely noticed a number of shuttered store fronts inside. But officials say, that’s actually a good thing, all part of a strategy to add a restaurant and two new stores. The outside of the Viewmont Mall’s food court has been under construction since late last year and now several changing storefronts inside the mall are creating even more speculation. Tuesday, mall officials […]

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    Volunteers Build Playground For Valley View Terrace

    SCRANTON — On their first official day of summer vacation on Wednesday, a few hundred kids from south Scranton will have a new place to play. The bright sunshine made the yellows and greens pop, making the new playground at Valley View Terrace apartments all the more inviting, the several hours it took to put together, sometimes seeming as long as the several hours before summer vacation. “I just burst into tears with absolute joy! I can’t believe it. I […]

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    Former Teacher Enters Last-Minute Guilty Plea

    SCRANTON — A former band teacher from Lackawanna County was about to go on trial Monday but at the last minute decided to enter a guilty plea. He admitted having a sexual relationship with one of his students. A pool of potential jurors was ready to go for jury selection in a trial that could have lasted all week, but the defendant, Matthew Stevens of Forest City, decided he’d rather plead guilty than stand trial on some serious child sex […]

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    Priest Killed In Phoenix Had Ties To Scranton

    SCRANTON — Catholics across the country are reeling after a priest was killed, another brutally beaten in an attack at a church in Phoenix, Arizona earlier this week. The priest who was killed, Fr. Kenneth Walker, was a member of an exclusive order of priests partly because of the influences from a church in Scranton. St. Michael’s Church in west Scranton is one of the only churches in our area that celebrates the traditional Latin Catholic mass. This was once […]

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    Neil Pal Found Guilty of First Degree Murder

    SCRANTON — A jury has found Neil Pal guilty of first degree murder in the shooting death of Frank Bonacci. The jury deliberated for about an hour and a half on Thursday afternoon. Pal was the only witness his defense attorneys called. There are only two people who could corroborate his story that he was an innocent bystander to murder. One is already convicted of murder: Jason Dominick. The other, Frank Bonacci, is dead. On the stand for a second […]

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    Pal: “Put yourself in a haunted house and the guy with the chainsaw is behind you.”

    SCRANTON — The prosecution has rested in the murder trial of Neil Pal, and first on the stand for the defense was Neil Pal himself. He told the Lackawanna County jury he had no idea Frank Bonacci was going to be shot. Scranton Police zeroed in on Neil Pal as one if the suspects for Frank Bonacci’s murder and then went to pick him up for a final interview only hours after Pal left Bonacci’s viewing last July. Detective James […]

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    Police Pursuit Ends At Work Zone, Suspect Nabbed

    TAYLOR — A man from New York is facing felony charges for leading police in Luzerne and Lackawanna County on a pursuit through three boroughs. But, police stopped the man just before a construction zone in Taylor. Duryea Police tried to pull over Janusz Uruski of Brooklyn in Luzerne County for a traffic violation but he never stopped. Police said he picked up speed winding through Old Forge and then Taylor where he was headed straight for a PennDOT crew […]

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    Two Jurors Dismissed From Murder Trial

    SCRANTON — Two jurors were dismissed Wednesday from a murder trial in Lackawanna County after they were caught posting about the case on social media. It’s the second day of testimony in Neil Pal’s trial on murder charges. Court started with Judge Terrance Nealon dismissing two jurors. Juror number 7 and one of the alternates were dismissed, the judge said, because they were communicating on Facebook about the trial. That’s against court rules. Two jurors learned that some things really […]

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    First Day Of Testimony In Neil Pal’s Murder Trial

    SCRANTON — The second man charged with the murder of Frank Bonacci of Dunmore claims he was an innocent bystander to the crime. That was one of the theories laid out at Neil Pal’s trial. The courtroom was full for the first day of Pal’s trial, just like it was when his co-defendant Jason Dominick stood trial last month. Neil Pal, 23, is charged with first and third degree murder as an accomplice. Even though prosecutors don’t believe Pal was […]